Latin name: Veronicastrum virginicum (L.) Farw. Syn.: Leptandra virginica (L.) Nutt. V. virginica L.
Botanical family: Scrophulariaceae
Growth habit: Herb
Vernacular name(s): culver's root (Eng.)
véronique de Virginie (Fr.)
wi'sogedzhi'wik, wi'sûgidji'bik (Ojibwa)
Roots :Decoction taken as a purgative [Ojibwa 44, 84]. and a physic [Ojibwa 47]. Decoction with bark of Prunus virginiana taken before breakfast to treat scrofula [Ojibwa 47].